Freelance UX Design: What I wish I knew if I had to start over

13 June 2024 5:00 pm Online Career Change , UX Design
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Are you thinking about a career as a freelance UX designer? Do you want to break into the field but are unsure where to start or what it really takes?

In this no-nonsense career talk, veteran UX designer Philip Wallage (Top 3% Freelancer on Toptal) pulls back the curtain on the freelance life and shares the hard-earned lessons he wishes he’d known at the beginning.

You’ll learn:

  • Freelancing 101: What does it mean to be a freelance UX designer? How is it different from in-house work?
  • Essential skills: Beyond design skills, what business knowledge and tools are crucial for freelancers?
  • Portfolio tips: How to build a portfolio that not only showcases your skills but also wins clients.
  • Networking that works: Forget generic advice, Philip will share the connection strategies that have actually moved the needle for him.
  • Pricing: How to value your work, avoid undercharging, and create a sustainable business.
  • The mindset: The mental and emotional resilience you’ll need to thrive as a freelancer.

Why should you watch it? Philip has worked with global brands like ADIDAS, LEGO, and Philips, and he’s condensed his 12 years of experience into this exclusive webinar. Get real, actionable advice, not just motivational fluff. If you’re serious about making it as a freelance UX designer, this is your chance to learn from someone who’s been in the trenches.

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Featured presenters

Phillip Wallage

Phillip Wallage

Senior UX Designer

After 12 years of freelancing, Philip Wallage is helping his clients receive World-Class UX Design in an exciting new Subscription Format: BTNG Unlimited.Recognized as one of the top 3% of freelancers globally by Toptal, Philip’s work has contributed to the success of companies like ADIDAS, ASML, LEGO, PWC, Vodafone, Philips, and many others.